Nestled within the picturesque Southeast Alaska Panhandle lies the awe-inspiring expanse of the Tongass National Forest, spanning approximately 17 million acres. This verdant sanctuary encompasses a multitude of treasures, including the charming village of Angoon, Alaska, gracing the shores of Admiralty Island, where the renowned Favorite Bay Lodge awaits, a sanctuary for avid explorers.
Although we’re well-known as a premier angling destination, there is much more to do at our Alaska fishing lodge besides fishing. Whether it’s exploring the Tongass National Forest or watching magnificent marine life, Favorite Bay Lodge is a base camp for adventure, even if you’re not an avid angler. Our placid part of Admiralty Island graciously lends itself to various activities, so we’d like to let you know what to expect if you don’t feel like fishing!
One of the perks of visiting Favorite Bay Lodge in Angoon, Alaska, is having a chance to spend a little time in the capital, Juneau. Now, this little city certainly won’t wow you with towering skyscrapers or a flashy fashion scene. Still, what it lacks in cosmopolitan appeal, it amply makes up for in scenic beauty. Depending on your travel plans, you may only have enough time to grab some food at the airport. However, if you plan on spending a day or more, there are plenty of things to do in Juneau before you begin your Alaskan adventure. What [...]
Even some of the most experienced kayak enthusiasts never make their way to “The Last Frontier.” As such, gliding across the pristine waters of coastal Alaska is a bucket list adventure for many. Much like the fishing guides at Favorite Bay Resort, their kayak instructors find great joy in sharing their expertise, knowledge, and know-how with eager explorers. Although most of our guests place fishing at the forefront of their retreat, kayaking in Alaska always seems to be a popular prospect. Floating atop shimmering tidal waters surrounded by picturesque beauty is a genuinely immersive experience and one of the most [...]
Whether you and your family will be making your way to the “Last Frontier” for the first time or visit every year, one thing is certain—a trip to Favorite Bay Lodge will be an unforgettable voyage. Part of what makes an Alaskan vacation so unique is that there are many things to discover that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether it’s watching majestic fauna, exploring the world’s largest temperate rainforest, or having a world-class fishing experience, our slice of Admiralty Island offers something for everyone. As such, an Alaska family vacation is the perfect way to ensure your children inherit [...]